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PACC Starter Kit

The PACC Starter Kit (PSK) is an integrated set of software development tools that demonstrates how existing technologies can be integrated to provide objective confidence in predictions of system behavior. The PSK includes the following features.

                       

Constructive Features

Analytic Features

             
  • Design language
    (UML statecharts + component wiring)           
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  • Code generation
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  • Execution environment                      
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  • Measurement tools            
                   
    • Performance
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    • Memory use
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  • Performance analysis          
                 
    • Worst-case latency
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    • Average-case latency
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    • Sporadic-server latency
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  • Behavior analysis          
                 
    • Based on software model checking
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    • Proof generation on success
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  • Security analysis          
                 
    • Buffer overflow detection in C code
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  • Memory consumption analysis
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Additional Resources

paccbrochure

Performance analyses in the PSK depend on accurate measurements of execution time. The PSK comes with pre-defined measures, which are certainly not accurate for all installations of the PSK. This guide describes how to generate accurate measures for your installation of the PSK.

Downloads

Download the PACC Starter Kit

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